Letter to the Editor

December 2013 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
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In your September 2013 issue, I read your article, “Bahasa Indonesia championed by Chinese”, and I have a question for the writer. Since she said that Bahasa Indonesia was already widely used by the Chinese even before Indonesia’s independence, why then did the Suharto government ban the use and education of Chinese languages? Also, why were the Chinese targeted in so many racial riots when they contributed so much to the development of Bahasa Indonesia? Amadeus The article was wrien...

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